Emerging issues in the diagnosis and management of infections caused by multi-drug-resistant, gram-positive cocci.

@article{Napolitano2005EmergingII,
  title={Emerging issues in the diagnosis and management of infections caused by multi-drug-resistant, gram-positive cocci.},
  author={Lena M. Napolitano},
  journal={Surgical infections},
  year={2005},
  volume={6 Suppl 2},
  pages={
          S-5-22
        }
}
BACKGROUND Rising rates of multi-drug-resistant, gram-positive cocci (e.g., methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus [MRSA], vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus spp. [VRE]) have created treatment challenges for clinicians in both the hospital and community settings. These organisms have become especially problematic for hospitalized patients with pneumonia, complicated intra-abdominal infections, and skin and skin-structure infections (SSSIs). METHODS A review of the recent literature (1990… CONTINUE READING

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